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Santa Fe Balloon Company

Santa Fe, NM
+1 505-699-7555
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MOST AMAZING EXPERIENCE OF MY LIFE

This had been on my bucket list for quite sometime. My husband and I just returned from New Mexico... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
SJRODDICK
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Walla Walla, Washington
AMAZING..!!!

One of the most exciting things to do in Santa Fe, it's so peaceful and calm once you are... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
conrodz
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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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LOCATION
Santa Fe, NM
Downtown
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+1 505-699-7555

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

This had been on my bucket list for quite sometime. My husband and I just returned from New Mexico for our 50th wedding anniversary and did this for our anniversary. It was AMAZING! I researched balloon companies in Santa Fe, Albuquerque and Gallop for safety...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

One of the most exciting things to do in Santa Fe, it's so peaceful and calm once you are up-flying. Johnny's experience and crew make it very easy to enjoy the ride without worrying about any safety issues. Johnny is definitely your to-go person, for...More

Thank conrodz
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

DON'T GO TO ALBUQUERQUE! This is far better and not over housing. Out over the desert and ravines. Beautiful as the sun rises in the morning. Johnny and Jeanne will take you for a wonderful experience.

Thank Aaron C
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

, Our ride was made less enjoyable because there were 8 people in the basket. You were "stuck" like a sardine and could not move around the basket at all to see other scenes around you. Two balloons went up. There were 6 in the...More

Thank jacob Y
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our morning experience with Johnny and his crew. They were extremely careful in checking out weather conditions. The ride to the location was made interesting by the opportunity to hear Johnny's stories and history. Would highly recommend this activity.

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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The hardest working man in the balloon business and one of its pioneers. He's got a dedicated team around him, and he clearly loves doing what he does. If you can wake up in time for a 5:45am pickup, this is a must-do.

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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the experience of going 'Up, Up and Away' in a beautiful hot air balloon near the Rio Grande. Our Santa Fe day was made even better by Johnny Lewis, Jeannie and the whole Santa Fe Balloons team. From the moment they collected us...More

1  Thank Paul D
Reviewed 5 September 2017

So you know, you will get up before dawn but I assure you, the early alarm is worth it! From the moment I jumped in the truck with Johnny I felt right at home. Yes, they pick you up at your hotel and drive you...More

1  Thank donnamarie525
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Johnny and Jeannie were the best. They picked us up at our hotel, gave us great background about their business and made the entire experience one to remember. The Balloon ride was excellent. Highly recommended.

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We started early in the morning before sunrise and traveled to the take off location about 45 minutes away. The crew and owner were all great people - professional & safety conscious. The balloon ride was smooth, magical and a lot of fun!

1  Thank KCDallasTexas
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SJRODDICK
14 October 2017|
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Response from KCDallasTexas | Reviewed this property |
The balloon operator tries very hard to make his landing as smooth as possible. Our balloon was filled to capacity - 8 people - and we were all told to lean back and brace ourselves. This was not necessary, just a... More
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swatkins7485
21 September 2017|
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Response from Paul D | Reviewed this property |
The company have various sized baskets. There were 6 people in our group plus Johnny (the pilot). It is an early start although they will pick you up from your hotel. Also, book your flight early in your holiday in case the... More
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Darlalux520
28 September 2016|
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Response from Jacqueline R | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Bart. Bring a light jacket. You also may want to bring a hat or ball cap. The burner going off above your head can be a little hot and the hat deflects that intensity.
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